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Welcome to the World Journal of Clinical Oncology

The World Journal of Clinical Oncology (WJCO) is a leading academic journal devoted to reporting the latest, cutting-edge research progress and findings of basic research and clinical practice in the field of oncology.  It was launched on November 10, 2010 and is published bimonthly (6 issues annually) by BPG, the world's leading professional clinical medical journal publishing company.

We encourage oncologists worldwide to submit manuscripts to the WJCO describing their original basic or clinical research findings that are of high academic value and which report new diagnostic techniques or summarize their treatment experiences.

The usual times related to all publication processes of the WJCO are as follows: (1) From manuscript receipt to peer-review: 2-4 weeks; (2) From initial manuscript acceptance, with revisions, to return of the revised manuscript from the authors: 4-5 weeks; (3) From return of the revised manuscript from the authors to final acceptance: 1-2 weeks; (4) From final acceptance to an article in press: 2 days; and (5) From article in press designation to formal release of the electronic version and all online documentation: 2-9 weeks. The WJCO’s acceptance rate: 55%. Submit here >>

2016 Published Issues
6 5 4 3 2 1
Editors-in-Chief

Godefridus Peters, PhD, Professor

Indexing/Abstracting

PubMed, PubMed Central, and Scopus.

Journal Metrics

IPP (Impact per Publication) (2015): 3.306; SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper) (2015): 1.241.

ISSN

2218-4333 (online)

Basic Study
Better to be alone than in bad company: The antagonistic effect of cisplatin and crizotinib combination therapy in non-small cell lung cancer  
Nele Van Der Steen, Christophe Deben, Vanessa Deschoolmeester, An Wouters, Filip Lardon, Christian Rolfo, Paul Germonpré, Elisa Giovannetti, Godefridus J Peters, Patrick Pauwels
World J Clin Oncol 7(6):425-432. Published online Dec 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i6.425
Retrospective Study
Circulating cytokeratin-positive cells and tumor budding in colorectal cancer  
Bruno Märkl, Narjes Wilhelms, Matthias Anthuber, Gerhard Schenkirsch, Günter Schlimok, Daniel Oruzio
World J Clin Oncol 7(6):433-440. Published online Dec 10, 2016. doi: 10.5306/wjco.v7.i6.433